Being Curious – Aged Rights Advocacy Service – Taking action to prevent abuse of older people
May 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 amFree – $20.00
Taking action to prevent abuse of older people.
The talk will cover:
- Role of ARAS
- Human Rights
- What is Abuse?
- Types of Abuse
- Barriers to addressing abuse
Aged Rights Advocacy Service (ARAS) has been supporting older people in South Australia to uphold their aged care and human rights since 1990. ARAS is the South Australian member of the Commonwealth funded Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN). ARAS advocates can assist any person to access and interact with the community or residential aged care service providers in relation to rights violations or concerns of abuse in any setting occurring towards an older person.
Being Curious about how best to do this will be explored in this information session. Not to be missed.
• Greater understanding of abuse in the older populations
• Insights into what action can be taken to stop abuse and harm of older people
Target Audience – Aged Services Sector (CHSP is focus group) Service Providers who provide direct supports to older people